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Oct 12, 2017 5:30 pm
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SFU's Big Data Hub Presentation Studio (SFU Burnaby)
Office of Graduate Studies & Postdoctoral Fellows
Applied Science Building 10900, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby

President's Dream Colloquium: Dr. Steven Spencer

Social Psychological Phenomena

Speaker: Dr. Steven Spencer
Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Chair in Social Psychology, Ohio State University

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Dr. Steven Spencer is a preeminent scholar of stereotypes and prejudice and their effects on people’s self-concept and academic performance. He published the pioneering study of stereotype threat on women’s math performance in a 1999 article that has been cited over 2,500 times. Dr. Spencer has more than a decade of experience at the University of Waterloo researching how implicit biases affect women in math and engineering. Dr. Spencer’s more recent experience is in conducting and assessing the overall effectiveness of longitudinal interventions in educational contexts.

There will be a networking reception following the lecture.

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